place to call (one's) own

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place to call (one's) own

One's own home. After spending a year sleeping on friends' couches to save money, I was ready to have a place to call my own.
See also: call, own, place

a place to call one's own

a home of one's very own. I am tired of living with my parents. I want a place to call my own.
See also: call, own, place
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Finding a permanent place to call their own, was the driving force behind the creation of this park.
It is not right that parents are sharing rooms with their teenage children and that the bereaved have no privacy, no place to call their own and no place to grieve.
A Department for Communities and Local Government spokesman said: "We want to build a Britain fit for the future with the homes our country needs, so everyone can afford a place to call their own.
It comes in the week after it emerged there are almost 3,000 children homeless with no place to call their own to do their studies in every night this term.
Having a place to call their own gives them a sense of ownership and value," said Matlhako.
The demand for affordable housing is significantly outstripping supply and the city desperately needs to find a solution which can enable young people to secure a place to call their own, while working and saving for a deposit and their next step towards independent living.
When not given their own private space to be alone in many animals, especially dogs and livestock will become overly territorial, marking space, and fighting with other animals or even humans for a place to call their own.
Own space: All dogs need a place to call their own.
Now homeless and drifting between temporary accommodation and bed and breakfasts, she says she and her partner Connor are desperate for a place to call their own.
This would create the throughflow needed to ensure that everyone has a place to call their own.
The demand for affordable housing is significantly outstripping supply and cities desperately need to find a solution which can enable young people to secure a place to call their own, while working and saving for a deposit and their next step towards independent living.
If the Eugene City Council approves bike lanes on south Willamette Street, bicyclists will have a place to call their own.
They go on to say: "Without urgent action to build new homes, children will grow up without the same opportunities to live near their families, young people will struggle to get a place to call their own and older people will not have the choice and support they need" It is therefore Government policy for more houses to be built.
Unless we see radical action to tackle our chronic shortage of affordable homes, the next generation of young people will find it even harder to find a place to call their own.
Unless we see radical action to tackle our chronic shortage of affordable homes, the next generation of young people in the West Midlands will find it even harder to find a place to call their own.